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Treasurer – Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network LELAN

Organisation : Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network

Location : Adelaide

Time required : 5-10 hours per month

Duration of project : 2 year term

Skill area : Advocacy, Board & Committee Members, Community Services, Finance & Accounting, Fundraising, Healthcare & Medical

Sector : Mental Health

Application closing date : 6 Dec, 2021

About the role


  • Oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place.
  • Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation.
  • Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.
  • Liaise with relevant staff, committee members and/or volunteers to ensure the financial viability of the organisation.
  • Make fellow committee members aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them.
  • Regularly report the financial position at committee meetings 
  • Oversee the production of an annual budget and propose its adoption at the last meeting of the previous financial year.
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures and controls are in place



  • A personal lived experience of mental distress, social issues or injustice or caring for someone with these experiences 
  • Knowledge and experience of current and fundraising finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations.
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and financial management (as necessary).
  • Good financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly

About the organisation

Organisation name : Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network

The SA Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network (LELAN) is by, for and with people with personal lived experience (consumers) and values the support of carers, allies and other people and organisations who join us in making a difference for how mental health issues are understood and supported in South Australia 


We amplify the voice, influence and leadership of people with lived experience to drive change

We link people with lived experience to advocacy and representative opportunities

We hold space, where lived experience is the heart of our work, so that people develop skills, gain knowledge and share experiences

We bring people with lived experience together, creating an advocacy platform for collective systemic impact

How to apply

The successful nominee and applicant for Treasurer will need to be a current member of LELAN. Details here:  


ALL enquiries to LELAN Secretary, Rebecca Langman at 

Please quote in application: Treasurer - Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network LELAN via Pro Bono Australia.


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